Anders Södergren

Hans Anders Södergren (born 17 May 1977 in Söderhamn, Hälsingland) is a Swedish cross-country skier who has competed since 1999. He earned a bronze medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and also finished 5th in the 15 km + 15 km double pursuit event at those same Olympics. In the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver he won a gold medal with the Swedish team in the 4 × 10 km relay.

Anders Södergren
Anders Södergren, Oct 2014.jpg
Anders Södergren in Kungsträdgården in Stockholm, Sweden in October 2014
Country Sweden
Full nameHans Anders Södergren
Born (1977-05-17) 17 May 1977 (age 43)
Söderhamn, Sweden
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Ski clubHudiksvalls IF
World Cup career
Seasons19992015
Individual wins3
Team wins1
Indiv. podiums14
Team podiums6
Indiv. starts164
Team starts23
Overall titles0 – (7th in 2008)
Discipline titles0

Södergren won four medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with two silvers (15 km + 15 km double pursuit: 2009, 50 km: 2003) and two bronzes in the 4 × 10 km relay (2003, 2007). He has eight FIS Race victories and is a ten-time national champion at distances between 15 km and 50 km as of the 2005–06 season.

Södergren won the 50 km event at both the 2006 and the 2008 Holmenkollen ski festival, making him the only skier to have won an international 50 km elite race with individual start in free technique since 2004.

Södergren has a twin brother, Per,[1] who was forced to abandon his cross-country skiing career following a back injury.[citation needed]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2 medals – (1 gold, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   15 km 
individual
 30 km 
 skiathlon 
 50 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2006 28 10 5 6 Bronze
2010 32 25 10 9 Gold
2014 36 13 7

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 5 medals – (3 silver, 2 bronze)
 Year   Age   15 km  Pursuit   30 km   50 km   Sprint   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2001 23 15 15 N/A
2003 25 15 11 Silver Bronze N/A
2005 27 15 5 N/A 9 7
2007 29 10 8 N/A 14 Bronze
2009 31 18 Silver N/A DNS
2011 33 22 20 N/A 14 Silver
2013 35 19 N/A 15
2015 37 N/A 15

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Discipline standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
1999 21 NC N/A NC N/A N/A N/A N/A
2000 22 100 N/A 66 NC 71 N/A N/A N/A
2001 23 125 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2002 24 43 N/A N/A N/A 63 N/A N/A N/A
2003 25 16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2004 26 10 8 N/A N/A NC N/A N/A N/A
2005 27 24 13 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2006 28 8   N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2007 29 15 8 N/A N/A NC N/A 16 N/A
2008 30 7 5 N/A N/A 42 N/A 16 25
2009 31 37 22 N/A N/A NC N/A DNF
2010 32 32 26 N/A N/A NC N/A 6
2011 33 39 26 N/A N/A NC 20 DNF 23
2012 34 54 32 N/A N/A NC 57
2013 35 81 52 N/A N/A NC 37
2014 36 119 71 N/A N/A NC DNF
2015 37 118 69 N/A N/A NC 65

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 3 victories – (3 WC)
  • 14 podiums – (14 WC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  2002–03  21 December 2002   Ramsau, Austria 5 km + 5 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 2nd
2  2003–04  28 November 2003   Kuusamo, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
3 30 November 2003   Kuusamo, Finland 7.5 km + 7.5 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 2nd
4 13 December 2003   Davos, Switzerland 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
5 18 December 2003   Ramsau, Austria 7.5 km + 7.5 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
6  2004–05  18 December 2004   Ramsau, Austria 30 km Mass Start F World Cup 2nd
7  2005–06  21 January 2006   Oberstdorf, Germany 7.5 km + 7.5 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 2nd
8 11 March 2006   Oslo, Norway 50 km Individual F World Cup 1st
9 19 March 2006   Sapporo, Japan 7.5 km + 7.5 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
10  2006–07  26 November 2006   Kuusamo, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
11  2007–08  24 November 2007   Beitostølen, Norway 15 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
12 23 February 2008   Falun, Sweden 15 km + 15 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
13 8 March 2008   Oslo, Norway 50 km Individual F World Cup 1st
14 2008–09 14 February 2009   Valdidentro, Italy 15 km Individual C World Cup 1st

Team podiumsEdit

  • 1 victory – (1 RL)
  • 6 podiums – (6 RL)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1 2001–02 10 March 2002   Falun, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd M. Fredriksson / Elofsson / Östberg
2 2002–03 23 March 2003   Falun, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Carlsson / M. Fredriksson / Brink
3 2004–05 20 March 2005   Falun, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd T. Fredriksson / Karlsson / M. Fredriksson
4 2007–08 9 December 2007   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Larsson / Olsson / Hellner
5 2008–09 7 December 2008   La Clusaz, France 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Rickardsson / Olsson / Hellner
6 2011–12 12 February 2012   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Rickardsson / Olsson / Hellner

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Anders Södergren". svt.se (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 5 March 2010. Retrieved 2 January 2010.
  2. ^ "SOEDERGREN Anders". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 13 January 2020.

External linksEdit

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Peter Forsberg
Flagbearer for   Sweden
Sochi 2014
Succeeded by
Incumbent